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What Should Our Drug Laws Be?

By Bryan Le

Legalization, decriminalization, or neither? Have your say: Join a Twitter debate with The Fix and Phoenix House on February 6! MORE  

Mexico Enacts Law to Help Drug War Victims

By McCarton Ackerman

Mexico's new president promises reparations for thousands of victims and their families. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Spanish thieves make off with tons of hash on New Years' Eve, Zambia battles drug addiction, and Frank Ocean is busted for pot possession.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 28, 2012

By Bryan Le

Drug war security threatens tourism in Acapulco, Mexico, Egyptian Islamists ban smoking, Miss Universe says pot will "slow people down." MORE  

New York's Maternity Ward Drug Tests

By Sarah Beller

Drug tests are disproportionately enforced against new moms from low-income areas. MORE  

Sao Paulo's Raging Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

Cops fight on against the PCC—the murderous gang that dominates local prisons and the drug trade. MORE  

Quentin Tarantino Compares Drug War to Slavery

By May Wilkerson

The Django Unchained director says the mass incarceration of black men for drug offenses is "slavery, through and through." MORE  

Security Chief Slams Mexico's Drug-War Strategy

By May Wilkerson

Mexico's new interior secretary says that targeting the leaders of drug cartels has worsened the violence. MORE  

Mexican President Says No to Legalization

By McCarton Ackerman

New president Enrique Peña Nieto says the country will continue its fight against drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 11, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drug co. launches meth-resistant nasal decongestants, young binge eaters are more likely to use drugs, and Blues Brothers' on-set cocaine use is revealed. MORE  

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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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Morning Roundup: April 16, 2014

Lindsay Lohan drinks at Coachella, drunk Russian struggles with fence, New Jersey voters more relaxed with weed, and Barbra Steisand not happy with pot comments.

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Twelve Pot Plants Earn Missouri Siblings 15-Year Sentences

Though they claimed it was for personal use, Natalie and David DePriest were handed harsh sentences for cultivating marijuana and intent to distribute.

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‘Growing Pains’ Jeremy Miller Talks About Addiction

The former child star opened up about his alcohol addiction, which began when he was just four years old.

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Addicted to the Small Screen

Concern is growing among teachers in the United Kingdom and abroad about children as young as three or four obsessively using tablets and smartphones.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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